About Amanda Owen
Amanda Owen is the author of The Power of Receiving and Born to Receive. Her work investigating and researching the benefits of receiving has earned her accolades from her peers and her seminars and workshops have helped thousands of people transform their lives. With a background in social work and a twenty-five year practice as a counselor, Amanda has been presenting lectures and workshops since the mid-nineties.

N.Y. Times best-selling author Christiane Northrup, MD calls Amanda’s power-of-receiving philosophy “brilliant, elegant, profound, and enormously practical,” Maria Shriver calls her work “insightful,” and Elaine Shamos, the Director of The Women's Health Resource Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center says “Amanda's presentation skills are outstanding and, most importantly, her message is life-changing.”

In addition to her work as a writer and speaker, Amanda is an independent scholar of women’s history, specializing in the American women’s suffrage movement. She is a co-founder and the Executive Director of the Justice Bell Foundation. She is currently writing a book about the Justice Bell and is working with filmmaker Martha Wheelock on a documentary about the Justice Bell and the women's suffrage movement.